Microsoft today launched their ‘5x5x5’ handset called the Microsoft Lumia 535. It is also the first handset with the Microsoft branding – Microsoft logo on the rear and on the front. The Lumia 535 sports a 5 inch screen, comes with 5MP rear AF camera and a 5MP front camera – and hence also called ‘5x5x5’.

The Microsoft Lumia 535 houses a 1.2GHz qualcomm snapdragon 200 quad core processor. This handset will be available in different colour options – cyan, orange, white, grey, green and black. It sails on Windows 8.1 (with Lumia Denim). There is 1GB RAM, 8GB storage and 128GB external micro SD support.

The 535 sports a 5 inch multi touch IPS LCD screen supporting 960 x 540 (qHD) pixels resolution. The screen comes with scratch resistant corning gorilla glass 3 protection. Users will also get access to 15GB free cloud storage.

The rear camera is with a 5MP resolution, it’s auto focus with LED flash support. Rear camera can shoot FWVGA videos at 30fps. The front camera is 5MP resolution fixed focus and wide angle. There are 3 sensors, light, proximity and accelerometer.

Microsoft Lumia 535 5 inch screen, 5MP camera and quad core launched

Key features are 3G, 2G, Wi-Fi, GPS and Bluetooth. Lumia 535 weight is 146 grams and is 8.8mm thick. It comes with a 1905 mAh battery that gives talk time of up to 13 hours on 3G networks.

Microsoft Lumia 535 will be available in Single SIM and dual SIM variants. It will be available initially in Bangladesh, Hong Kong and China and then rolled out in other countries. In India it could probably be priced at around Rs. 10,000.

By Rajeev Rana

Founder and Chief Editor -